BOXING

IF YOU WANT TO BE THE BEST, THEN YOU HAVE TO BE TRAINED BY THE BEST.

You are welcome here whether you are a beginner or an experienced boxer. Our instructional boxing classes allow you to learn everything from the basics to advanced techniques. Up your skill with top notch instructors who focus on the correct forms of punches, blocking, and footwork
Put your cardio to the test with intense circuit training, shadowboxing, bag work, pad work, sparring, and more. You’ll experience a mixture of drilling and challenging exercises so we condition your mental and physical toughness. Become a Champion here at the Whitehouse MMA.

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BOXING HISTORY

HUMANS HAVE FOUGHT IN HAND-TO-HAND COMBAT SINCE THE DAWN OF HUMAN HISTORY.

“There is no such thing as a natural puncher. There is a natural aptitude for punching and that is different. Nobody is born the best. You have to practice and train to become the best.”

– Cus D’Amato

The earliest depiction of boxing dates back to the 3rd millennium BC in a Sumerian relief (sculpture) in Iraq. Then in 1350 BC a relief sculpture was made in Egyptian Thebes depicting spectators observing a boxing match. Historians believe the middle east enjoyed boxing based on this evidence. The sport then became popular in Ancient Greece. Boxing was first introduced to Greece in the 23rd Olympiad in 688 BC. The Greek fought with leather straps on their hands to protect themselves. Boxing then made its way to Ancient Rome where fights were held at Roman Amphitheaters. In Rome, it was usually a fight to the death to entertain the spectators. Boxing then flowed through London while prizefighting was becoming prominent. Boxing then became a worldwide sport, and now has become one of the largest multibillion-dollar sports today.

Boxing requires both offensive and defensive strategy. An effective offense attack should penetrate the opponents guard with quick and strong punches. Defensive tactics include parrying off punches with your arms and gloves, dodging punches with head movement (bobbing and weaving), evasive body movement using footwork, and much more. The two main stances are “orthodox” and “southpaw”. Each stance leads with a different hand and foot.

Here at the Whitehouse MMA we teach jabs, hooks, uppercuts, crosses, and all other punches necessary to defeat your opponents. We breed champions and are ready to take on any challenge. Come get the necessary discipline, training, education, and cardio exercise to become an extraordinary Boxer.

JOSE "COACH CRUZ" CRUZ - HEAD INSTRUCTOR

Personal Background: 30 years with the Jersey City Fire Department. Deputy Director and PIO as well. Retired as a a Battalion Chief in 2010. Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Fire Science.
Experience: 40 plus years as a Coach and Trainer. Certified through AIBA and USA Boxing.
Experience as a Coach: Head Trainer of multiple National and International Boxing Teams.
Accomplishments: National And International competitor. Golden Gloves Champion and Diamond Gloves Champion. Selected as a team member of USA Boxing Team that traveled to Russia and a France. Personal Trainer with USAF training. Professional Boxing License from Florida. AIBA certified and USA Boxing certified.

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We make it our mission for everybody who comes in, no matter what age or size, to find like-minded practitioners ready to take their self defense, physical fitness, and enjoyment of Mixed Martial Arts to the next level.


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  • January 25, 2017